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The Syrian Refugee Crisis: My First-Hand Account From The Turkish Border

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

More than three years have passed since protesters took the streets in Syria. What began as a call for democracy, a mass movement to end Bashar al-Assad’s 43 years of family rule, has turned into a foreign-funded proxy war without a foreseeable end. So far, the war in Syria has produced an estimated 150,000 casualties, […]

London Was The Most Visited City In The World Last Year

Thursday, May 8, 2014

According to statistics released today, London took the crown as the most visited city in the world for 2013, with an estimated 16.8 million visitors in 2013, more than a million more visitors than in 2006, its previous record year. Buoyed by a huge amount of publicity following a little sporting event called the Olympics […]

Putumayo Releases Latest Album: Music Of The Andes

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

I have to admit, I’m a huge, unapologetic Putumayo music fan. In fact, there was a point in my life where my iPod (this was pre-iPhone era) was maxed out with Putumayo albums and one Vampire Weekend album — classic hipster, I know! Good news recently came for everyone of the world music label with […]

Travel Guide To San Francisco [Travel Video]

Monday, May 5, 2014

In this travel video guide to San Francisco, I travel to San Francisco, California, one of the most scenic cities in the United States, if not the world. In town for a conference for only four days, only one of which was going to be sunny, I headed out to see as much as I […]

Street Food In New York Time: The 3rd Annual Choice Streets Food Truck Event

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Interested in checking out some of the best street food New York City has to offer? Silly question, of course you are. Well, you’re in luck, the 3rd annual Village Voice Choice Streets Food Truck Event is happening this week on May 7 at 7:00 p.m. here in New York City at Pier 86, better […]

Your Guide To The Biennale Of Sydney

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Sydney is Los Angeles and Melbourne is Manhattan, or so the stereotyped comparison often goes, implying the former Australian city is all sun and surf while the latter is the only location for serious arts and culture, but as anyone who’s been to Sydney recently knows, this generalization is long outdated. In 2007 Sydney’s Lord […]

10 Ways To Improve The Flying Experience Outside Of The Plane

Sunday, April 6, 2014

On my way to a recent flight, while I was frantically putting my shoes back on among a pushy crowd in that tiny space past the scanning machine, my mind began to wander from its immediate train of thought (which, at that moment, included a fantasy involving my shoe coming into contact with the person’s […]

The Top 50 Travel Blogs (1st Quarter: 2014)

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Below is a list of the top 50 travel blogs for the 1st quarter (January — March) of 2014 ranked by visitor traffic. There are a few other sites that have put together their own lists of the “top” travel blogs. However, each has their own subjective means of ranking sites, using everything from Alexa […]

Here’s Why A Danish Company Wants To Reward People For Having Sex While Traveling

Thursday, March 27, 2014

In what has got to be one of the best marketing ploys by any company so far this year, Denmark’s Spies Travel is attempting to capitalize on its country’s falling birth rate, which is currently at a 27-year low, by rewarding travelers for having sex while on vacation (Denmark currently ranks 190 out of 224 […]

The World’s Scariest Trail Is About To Get Much Less Dangerous

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The El Caminito del Rey (better known as the world’s scariest trail), is about to become a little less scary for thrill-seekers. The famed 3-foot-wide trail, precariously perched over 300 feet in the air against the walls of a narrow gorge in Málaga, Spain, was once used by construction workers constructing the nearby Guadalhorce dam […]

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